Definition of Genus mitchella
1. Noun. Creeping evergreen herbs of North America.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Boxberry, Mitchella Repens, Partridgeberry, Twinberry
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mitchella
Literary usage of Genus mitchella
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1. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"Medical properties: Diuretic, diaphoretic, demulcent, expectorant; herb of Goosegrass—aperient, refrigerant. genus mitchella. ..."
2. Heredity and Evolution in Plants by Charles Stuart Gager (1920)
"Rubiaceae is the genus Mitchella, also relatively primitive, and containing only two species, one in Japan, the other the Partridge berry (M. repens) in ..."